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Wallabies to play All Blacks in Wellington in Bledisloe II

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Wallabies will take on the All Blacks in Wellington in August, with the second match of the Bledisloe series locked in after New Zealand announced its home Test schedule for 2020.   While the...

Savea blow for Hurricanes

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Star Hurricanes' flanker Ardie Savea will miss much of the 2020 Super Rugby season after he confirmed via a post on Instagram that he needs corrective knee surgery on the leg injury he picked up during...

Dave Rennie reveals why he didn't apply for the All Blacks job

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the confirmation that he would takeover from Michael Cheika as the new Wallabies head coach, Dave Rennie revealed why he opted for Wallabies' job over a chance with the All Blacks.       The 55-year-old...

Dave Rennie named as the new Wallabies head coach

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia has today announced the appointment of Dave Rennie as Head Coach of the Wallabies.    Rennie will fulfil his current commitments with Glasgow Warriors before joining the Qantas...

Highlanders Reveal Refreshed Squad for 2020

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlanders will have a fresh new look in 2020 with 15 players in their first season with the southern-most Super Rugby club.   There is plenty of experience in the forwards with Liam Coltman, Ash...

Hurricanes 2020 squad announced

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highly rated prop Tyrel Lomax and lock Scott Scrafton are two big additions to the Hurricanes squad for the 2020 Super Rugby season.   One test All Black Lomax has moved to the club on a four-year...

Toby Smith retiring from rugby

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes prop Toby Smith has announced he is retiring from rugby following issues with a concussion.   31-year-old Smith, a Super Rugby centurion and former Australian international, has opted...

Erasmus was ready to resign before Wellington win

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa were crowned world champions on Saturday, but their coach said he was ready to walk away as recently as last September.       After leading South Africa to Rugby World...

England the latest favourites to suffer final shock

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England's shock loss in the Rugby World Cup final was not the first occasion when a showpiece went dramatically against expectations.       England went into the Rugby World Cup final...

England favourites for glory against Springboks, but shocks happen in finals

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England will be confident ahead of Saturday's Rugby World Cup final, but their great display against New Zealand is no guarantee of success.       England were stunning winners against...